This afternoon Kevin Hyland, the UK Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner issued a statement saying he would be stepping down from his position this summer.
The Government’s ‘hostile environment’ policies are not only inhumane, they are undermining the UK’s efforts to end modern slavery.
FLEX has launched a survey for company representatives in the garment industry to share their views on the effectiveness of the UK Modern Slavery Act and other actions needed to prevent modern slavery in their supply chains.
Amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill will be voted on in the House of Lords from today. This is a key opportunity for Members of the House of Lords to amend the Bill to ensure it does not lead to the weakening of workers’ rights and protections post-Brexit.
Today FLEX has published new research revealing a range of labour abuses and risk of exploitation in London’s construction sector, including workers not being paid, being physically and verbally abused, and being forced to work in dangerous conditions.
When Anita’s* colleague tried to rape her in the hotel room she was cleaning, she went straight to her boss to report what had happened.
On International Women’s Day 2018 FLEX launched its new guide Women in the workplace: FLEX’s five-point plan to combat exploitation.
A waitress in your local restaurant, a cleaner in your office, a care worker looking after a loved one – across the UK women are being exploited in the workplace. Every day, many women face gender related abuse and exploitation when they go to work.
A new FLEX project, Seeing through transparency: making corporate accountability work for workers, funded by the Freedom Fund, is exploring how to effectively hold companies to account for their actions to secure better working con
The EU (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19 has just entered committee stage in the House of Lords, where the nearly 400 amendments tabled to the bill will be debated.